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60th anniversary first Australian visit by a reigning monarch
In 1954 the new monarch, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, toured Australia. The Queensland portion of the tour was from 9 to 15 March 1954 and included Brisbane, Bundaberg, Oakey, Toowoomba, Townsville, Cairns, Mackay and Rockhampton as well as a day of rest on the Great Barrier Reef.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh boarding the Royal Aircraft to leave Queensland, 1954 Queensland State Archives, Digital Image ID 7966
Researching the archives
Public Access helps you access the collection through online indexes, reference enquiry service and Public Search Room.
Recordkeeping for Government
Government Recordkeeping manages a comprehensive recordkeeping policy framework for Queensland public authorities.
Queensland State Archives has released a new strategy for ensuring digital public records can remain accessible, authentic and meaningful over time, in a cost-effective and strategic manner, despite the obsolescence of technology.
The Australian South Sea Islander Collection
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first South Sea Islanders to Queensland, this video discusses the historical significance of the records in the Australian South Sea Islander Collection and how to research them.